Guido Pella stuns Cilic at Wimbledon; Djokovic, Nadal advance; Wawrinka out

Wimbledon order of play star Novak Djokovic

In the third Grand Slam of the season, Nadal defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, and is now just one victory away from making sure he'll leave London with the world number one ranking, regardless of Roger Federer's result.

Venus Williams suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the five-time champion became the latest star to crash out in a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 8-6 defeat against Kiki Bertens on Friday.

"So the rain helped me a lot".

Minaur, who is Australian, had never stepped on the Wimbledon grass before this year, and in his first appearance he is already in the third round.

Highly-rated American Frances Tiafoe edged out France's Julien Benneteau 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-2.

Former champions Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic battled into the Wimbledon third round on Thursday but third seed and 2017 runner-up Marin Cilic crashed out.

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His best performance was against Spain; three goals and an nearly ideal game, with 94 percent pass completion. But we will try our best and look to impose our way of playing on them, using our strengths.

Djokovic called for a trainer and had his left leg massaged when leading 4-3 in the third set. But Keys won the next five games and broke again to level the set score.

If anyone doubted Serena Williams was worth consideration as a victor of this tournament for an eighth time - let alone the 25th seeding that has caused a minor stir in the locker room - she provided the most emphatic statement of intent with her third straight-sets win of the week to reach the fourth round on a wave of growing self-belief.

Struff, who recovered from two sets down in both of his opening matches, began in encouraging fashion but was broken in the sixth game after back-to-back winners from the Swiss great.

Anderson hit 34 aces to beat Andreas Seppi 6-3 6-7 (5) 6-3 6-4 and set up a third-round meeting with Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

Del Potro showed he is shaping up nicely for tougher matches ahead with a 6-4 6-1 6-2 romp past Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez to reach the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday.

In a match full of big swings, Keys led 5-2 in the first set before Rodina won the next nine games to go 4-0 up in the second.

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